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on bended knee(s)

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishon bended knee(s)on bended knee(s)old-fashionedADMIRE in a way that shows great respect for someone knee
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on bended knee(s)And they vote and they vote and the politicians come on bended knees.Oh ... I am looking for a people who will come on bended knee.We need not crawl on bended knees.No human being who wants to read and own a book should ever have to go on bended knee to get it.I bet you beg for it on bended knees!Perhaps it was all of that singing on bended knees or from seated positions.
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